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STUDIO
Harrington Mill Studios
EDUCATION
2007 MA Children's Book Illustration, Anglian Ruskin University- Distinction. Masters Project 91%
1998 Post Grad Certificate in Arts Practice
1995 Fine Art BA(Hons) - First Class, Nottingham Trent University
1992 Foundation in Art & Design, West Notts College, Mansfield, Notts
FORTHCOMING SHOWS
2018 Two-person show with Sam Francis Read curated by David Scarborough for Modern Painters, New Decorators
  Honfleur, UK/French Exchange
TLC Auction Designing Jack of Hearts playing card. participating artists include Quentin Blake, Grayson Perry, Jake and Dinos Chapman
 
SPONSORSHIP & AWARDS
2017 Royal Academy Summer Show
2016 Nottingham Castle Open - awarded the John E Wright Prize
  Royal Academy Summer Show
  Columbia Threadneedle Prize
2014 Nottingham Castle Museum & art Gallery, Nottingham Castle Open (32 artists from 447) Tarpey Prize winner
2013 RableySKETCH 2013 Exhibition Prize Winner
2012 Nottingham Castle Open Cash Prize winner
2011 Nottingham Castle Open Cash Prize Winner
2010 Winner of A-N seasonal greetings design.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
2008 Artists as an Entrepreneur, Research & Networking Trip to Lille, France
2007 Dragon Prize, MA Childrens Book Illustration
1995 Steven George & Partners Prize, Leicester City Open
1997 Daler-Rowney Sponsorship for ''Fragments in Time'
1997 EMA Start-Up Award
   
SOLO SHOWS
2017 'Fantastical Landscapes', Tarpey Gallery, Castle Donington
2107 'Lost'. Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough, Wilts. Drawing Exhibition
2014 Perfume and Savages, Angears Centre, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, Saturday 03 May - Sunday 20 July
2012

'Short, Sharp Blow to the Head...'Trade Gallery, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham

2010 Millgate Museum, Newark, Notts
2009
'To Play or Not to Play, 'DEDA Derby Dance Centre
2007
2002
'Unnatural Selection' Derby Museum & Art Gallery
 
Royal College of Pathologists, London
 
'Extracting Anatomy' The Yard Gallery, Wollaton Hall, Nottingham
2001
Jesses, Nottingham
1999
The Assembly Rooms, Derby
1997
Halifax House Studio, 'Fragments In Time'
 
Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, 'Fragments In Time'
 
East Midlands Arts Board
1995
'Habitat', Long Row, Nottingham
 
RESIDENCIES
2014 Lakeside Arts resiedency to coincide with Perfume & Savages exhibition
2011
2005-06
Artist in Residence, Frances Bardsley School, Romford
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 DEDA, Derby People; what are they like? And how do we see them? Group Show curated by David Manley  
London Group Open Part 2, Cello Factory, London
  Art on a Postcard Secret Auction, London. By invitation
 

Royal Academy Summer show

  'Untold, PLATFORMS 2017, Athens, CATALOGUE...
Fuse, Access Space, Sheffield, Group Show with artists from Liverpool and Sheffield curated by Michael Borkowsky
2016 Nottingham Castle Open East Midlands Open 37artists from 447 submissions. Selectors Amy Botfiled, Maeve Rendle and Alan Kane.
  LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY LONDON MIX: WINTER GROUP SHOW 
  Landmarks Arts Centre Teddington, TLC Auction with Sir Quentin Blake CBE, Yinka Shonibare MBE RA, Sir Peter Blake CBE, Anthony Frost
  Curated Precious Little, Platforms@Art-Athina, Athens, Greece. Produced Catalogue
  Salon 8, curated by Rachael Pinks, The Old Lock Up, Cromford Derbyshire
  IN THE PARAVENT, HARLEY GALLERY Curated by Craig Fisher and Niki Russell
  Royal Academy Summer Show
  Columbia Threadneedle Prize
2015 LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY LONDON MIX: WINTER GROUP SHOW 
  INBOX curated by Jackie Berridge Platforms@art-athina, ATHENS, Greece &HMS Exhibition Space  
  Musical Drawer, Southwell Minster as part of the Southwell Music Festival  
  Salon 7, curated by Rachael Pinks, The Old Lock Up, Cromford Derbyshire  
2014 Lawrance Alkin Gallery, Mix : Winter Group Show with Banksy, Peter Blake and Chapman Brothers  
  SYSON Gallery 50 50 50 Auction and Exhibition  
 
Salon 6, The Old Lock Up, Cromford Derbyshire
  Platforms@Art-Ahina  
 
Supermarket, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Invitation by Art on Armitage, Chicago
 
SBD art Fair @ Temple Newsom, Leeds
 
SOS Open Studios & Southwell Music Festival
2013
'The Mark', HMS Exhibition Space, Long Eaton, Nottingham
 
SKETCH 2013, Shortlisted for the Open Sketchbook National Touring Show, Rabley Drawing Centre
2012
'The Darkness of Light', Heyri KeumSan Gallery (Seoul-Heyri-Tokyo)
Salon 12, The Old Lock Up Studio, Cromford
Shortlisted for the Grand Cash Prize of £1500 at the Nottingham Castle Open 2011
'Games People Play', ArtCore International Exchange between UK/India
'Messages Lost in Time', Collaboration with 55 USA/UK artists
'Recollections', Embrace Arts, The David Attenborough Centre, Leicester
12th East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction, Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside, Nottingham
2011
Shortlisted for the Grand Cash Prize of £1500 at the Nottingham Castle Open 2011
 
'Through the Galss Lightly', Go/C/Art Gallery Visby, Gotland, Sweden

SKETCH Drawing Prize 2011, Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough

OPEM, Open exhibition for artistsin the East Midlands and Humberside, The Collection, Lincoln.
2010
HMS Open Studios, British Arts Show, Side Show
At Play 2, Bracknell Gallery, Bracknell
Louisa Harrison, Jackie Berridge, Penny Withers, Thoresby Gallery, Thorseby
Reunion, Oldknows Studio, Nottingham
Backbid Auction, Backlit Studios, Nottingham
2009
The Annual Nottingham Castle Open Selection by Gordon Cheung & Shelly Goldsmith
2009
Cambridge School of Art Children's Book Illustrators, Exhibition Hall, Paju Book, Seoul, Korea
2008
Southwell Artists Open Studios
Harrington Mill Open Studios
Southwell Artspace, Southwell Artists' Group Show
Southwell Artists' Minster Show, Southwell, Notts
2007
HMS Open Studios
Ruskin Gallery, Expanded MA Children's Book Illustration Show
MA Show Conningsby Gallery, London
2006
Wirksworth Art & Architecture Trail
2006
MA Show , Anglian Ruskin Gallery, APU Cambridge
2002
'Linking Rythmns', The Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
 
'Circa' Open Studios, Nottingham
2001
'Visualise', Nottingham Open Studios
Alphabet Soup', Art House Touring Show- Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery
 
The Usher Gallery, Lincoln
 
Oldknows Studio, 'Tag Sale'
2000
Outside The Box', Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax. Boxed Catalogue
 
Oldknows Open Studios
Wirksworth Art & Architecture Trail
1999
The Cottage Gallery, Huntingdon
 
Nottingham Museum & Art Gallery, CAP Exhibition and Auction
 
West End gallery, Wirksworth, Derbyshire
1998
Oldknows Open Studios
 
The Cottage Gallery, Huntingdon
1997
Derby City Open
 
City Gallery, Leicester Open
 
'Inspirit', Weekday Cross, Nottingham
 
City Gallery, Leicester Open
Halifax House Studio, Farnsfield, Notts. Opening Exhibition
Wirksworth Art & Architecture Trail
1996
Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Byard Art Gallery'Sightings, NOW 96 Festival
 
Burleys Restaurant, Nottingham, 'Sightings', NOW 96 Festival
1995
'Six', Oldknows Gallery, Exhibition by six Nottingham Trent final year students. Previewed onBBC East Midlands Today, "Now Showing"
 
Mostyn Open, Llandudno, Wales
 
Leicester City Open, Prize Winner
 
Wirksworth Art & Architecture Trail
 
Bonington Gallery, Nottingham
 

REVIEWS

2014 'Permindar Kaur - Hiding Out', Tom Hackett , A-N
2014 David Manley Wordpress, "Is God in the Details'
 
PUBLICATIONS
2017 Guardian. Editor's pick of the Week.'Fantastical Landscapes' Tarpey Gallery, 4th November 2017  
2013
"Duo Fly the Flag at Arts Festival", Nottingham Evening Post, Nov 8th
Aug 2012
Nottingham Evening Post, Nightmare-ish Animal Magic
Mar 2012
Ruby Mag - an online magazine from Argentina
Mar 2012
M/I/S/C a quarterly magazine about business innovation and design thinking
Feb 08
A-N Magazine ‘Collections’ The Art of Blogging. Edited by Jane Watt
Jan 08
A-N Magazine ‘Standing Room, Allotments’ Review by Bianca Winters p10 Editorial p4
Sept 2007
A-N Magazine ‘Pensions for Artists’p23
Oct 2007
A-N Magazine ‘Space for Artists’p39
Feb 2007
A-N Magazine ‘New Studios’ p23
May2002
'Linking Rhythms' Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
Jun 2000
'Outside The Box'- Boxed Catalogue
Oct 1997
The Art Paper "In The Abstract"
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
2007
Set up and manager of Harrington Mill Studios, www.harringtonmillstudios.co.uk
2005-06
Artist in Residence, Frances Bardsley School, Romford - developing and leading workshops in the community and school.
2003- 4
Set up and hosted painting holidays in France see website
2002 -03
Part time Tutor - University of Nottingham, School of Continuing Education.
2002 -03
Part-time project worker with Frameworks. Teaching arts & crafts to the homeless
2002 -03
Part-time lecturer at West Notts College teaching Introduction To Multimedia OCN
2000-03
Mentor to students on Certificate in Arts Practice, Derby University.
 
 
WORK SHOPS
2009
Big Draw at Southwell Minster organised by Southwell Artists
2008
Workshops funded by Welcome Trust, Yr 10 Hope Valley College
2005
Art teacher's Forum, Romford- Leading work-shop on sequential image and picture books. How drawing can inspire creative writing.
2005
Corbett's Tey Special Needs School - making pop-up books
2006
Royal Liberty Boys School. Yr 10 - Colour work-shop
Jan -Mar 06
Frances Bardsley -Year 7 Island Project. Making images as a starting point for creative writing.
Feb 06
Fashion Illustration - Yr 9. Inspired by 'Memoirs of a Geisha'.
Feb- Mar 06
Harold Wood Hospital staff - making sequential imaes inspired by 'A day in the Life'.
2003
Art Mania. Angel Row Gallery 'Linking Rhythms'. Unique partnership with Dept of Education and Skills and Angel Row Gallery with Manning School pupils.
2000
The Blue Coat School, Nottingham. Yr 12. A Level Students - looking at colour.
2000
The Elms Primary, Nottingham. Yr 4 Building a Robot Headmaster.
2000
City Arts. Oldknows Studio Taster Day. In conjunction with Open Studios. Lottery Funding
1999
Douglas Primary Nottingham. Yr 6. Sponsored by ‘Dillons’.
1999
Kirk Ireton Primary, Derbyshire.
1998
Salterford House School, Calverton. Y6r. Jan - March - exploring abstract art
1997
Bonington Gallery. Work-shops.
GROUPS
Harrington Mill Studios
Southwell Artists
 
WEBSITES
Axis Axis Database
Saatchi Gallery Artist's Showcase
Harrington Mill Studios www.harringtonmillstudios.co.uk
COLLECTIONS
Anglian Ruskin University Art Collection
The Pharmaceuticals Profiles Art Collection
Various Private Collections in Europe and UK
   
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